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this coming week. this morning, a special panel, joining us, obama campaign senior adviser, robert gibbs, former republican presidential candidate, newt gingrich. democratic strategist, hilary rosen. republican strategist, mike murphy, and nbc's chief white house correspond correspondent and political director, chuck todd. >>> and finally, what you haven't heard from arnold schwarzenegger this week, a revealing conversation with the former california governor. he talks politics and his personal failings. >> what would you like your sons to learn from your mistakes. >> i think they're not going to make the same mistakes. >>> from nbc news in washington, "meet the press" with david gregory. >>> good morning, a month to go and so much to get to. i want to get to our special roundtable discussion this morning. anchored by our own mini debate. joining me this morning, former white house secretary and senior adviser for the obama campaign, robert gibbs and former republican presidential candidate, newt gingrich. and rounding out the panel. republican strategist and columnist, mike murphy, demo
to the spin room. we will talk to robert gibbs on round one and romney top advisor joins to us discuss the governor strategy for tonight's debate. >> bret: welcome back to denver. we're going to talk about the debate with the obama campaign, senior advisor, robert gibbs. to get some perspective from that campaign. robert, thank you for being here. >> thank you for having me. >> bret: what does the president have to do tonight? the president needs to and what he wants to do is have a conversation directly with the american people. talk about the economy, where we have been, most importantly what we have to do to continue strengthening it for the middle class families and moving forward, creating more jobs, putting people back to work. if we do that, he will have a good night. >> bret: vice president biden yesterday hat what many people are saying was a big gaffe. saying that the middle class families were buried over the past four years. your response to that, romney campaign jumped op it right away. i think the middle class families have been buried for many, many years. working harder
adviser robert gibbs joins us next. wears off. [ female announcer ] stop searching and start repairing. eucerin professional repair moisturizes while actually repairing very dry skin. the end of trial and error has arrived. try a free sample at alka-seltzer plus cold & cough may cause marked drowsiness. try dayquil cold & flu for non-drowsy relief of these symptoms. so you can save the day, not worry about falling asleep. >>> robert gibbs joins us live here in a moment. >>> and rosy perez joins us later on. we'll be right back. mike rowe here at a ford tell me fiona, who's having a big tire event? your ford dealer. who has 11 major brands to choose from? your ford dealer. who's offering a rebate? your ford dealer. who has the low price tire guarantee... affording peace of mind to anyone who might be in the market for a new set of tires? your ford dealer. i'm beginning to sense a pattern. buy four select tires, get a $60 rebate. use the ford service credit credit card, get $60 more. that's up to $120. where did you get that sweater vest? your ford dealer. >>> the presiden
people understand the reality. why is that? obama campaign senior adviser robert gibbs joins us next. >>> robert gibbs joins us live here in a moment. >>> and rosie perez joins us later on. we'll be right back. >>> the president said he would cut the deficit in half. unfortunately he doubled it. the president has put in place as much debt held by the public as all prior presidents combined. >> not at all true. at the first presidential debate this year mitt romney played pin the deficit on the democrat and he totally got away with it. even though it's not true. the red bar is the deficit president obama inherited. the deficit will be over $200 billion smaller than it was last year when the deficit was already smaller than the one the president inherited. barack obama turns out to be a reducer of the deficit. but he gets zero credit for this in the press or it turns out with voters. joining us is the man who was supposed to stop problems like that from happening. senior adviser robert gibbs. thank you for being here tonight. >> thank you for having me. >> am i blaming you unfairly? >>
governor. i think the next guy is a democrat. robert gibbs former white house spokesman. how did the president do? >> he gave the clear and commanding performance on economic issues as well as national security. he had of great debate. i thought i romney looked a little unbalanced. maybe nervous. tonight was a great success for us. neil: i heard democrats were good enough to get off the map. get in the game. >> we had a lot of discussion with a town hall could you talk directly to them? neil: they settled that issue. >> but they could contrast their visions. these were irked at where the president did enormously well. governor romney looked ill-prepared to answer basic questions and his plans does not add up. neil: negative is it bother you he throws it back at the president? look at your record. high unemployment rate, the 5 million jobs, population growth and then who resonates? >> the american people know it took us awhile to get into this economic mess. it will take us awhile to get out. they understand they were working harder, becoming more productive watching the wages fl
. >> the second presidential debate is nearly upon us. we've got the obama campaign's robert gibbs standing by. this is msnbc's live coverage of the second presidential debate. stay with us. >>> are you better off than you were four years ago? welcome aboard! [ chuckles ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ male announcer ] now you'll know when to stop. [ honk! ] the all-new nissan altima with easy fill tire alert. [ honk! ] it's our most innovative altima ever. nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ >>> if you had to choose, you would of course rather be the guy who won rather than be the guy who lost a high-stakes debate. but there is oneti teeny, teeny tiny benefit for the guy who lost as he is now heading into the rematch. and that is, ahh, reduced expectations. this is the pew poll on who people expected to win before the first debate. it was very obviously, very lopsided for president obama. but now, that second set of columns there, that is who people expect to win the second debate tonight. the president is still favored, but only by four points rather than by 22 points. of c
. >> -- stop his momentum? we'll ask top advisers to both candidates, robert gibbs for obama, ed gillespie for romney. then insight and analysis on our powerhouse round table with our favorite political odd couple, james carville and mary matalin, plus nobel prize winner paul krugman of "the new york times," peggy noonan from "the wall street journal" and abc's jonathan karl. then -- >> and what would you like for christmas, little boy? get off. >> the week's other political slugfest, bill o'reilly joins us live this morning. >> from abc news, "this week" with george stephanopoulos. it's "your voice, your vote." reporting from abc news election headquarters, george stephanopoulos. >> hello, again, just 30 days now until the final votes, and after the most intense week yet of this campaign, mitt romney has momentum. national polls show him gaining ground, and his crowds have picked up, and last night in florida, romney opened up telling about his last visit with an old friend paralyzed in a tragic accident. >> they pushed his wheelchair forward, and he came up, and i reached over and put my
will talk to the other side. robert gibbs of the obama campaign with his take on tonight's debate. mike rowe here at a ford dealer with a little q&a for fiona. tell me fiona, who's having a big tire event? your ford dealer. who has 11 major brands to choose from? your ford dealer. who's offering a rebate? your ford dealer. who has the low price tire guarantee... affording peace of mind to anyone who might be in the market for a new set of res? your ford dealer. i'm beginning to sense a pattern. buy four select tires, get a $60 rebate. use the ford service credit credit card, get $60 more. that's up to $120. where did you get that sweater vest? your ford dealer. to tell real people about our new 15 under $15 menu. oh my goodness! oh my gosh, this looks amazing! that's a good deal! [ man ] wow! it is so good! [ male announcer ] our new maine stays! 15 entrees under $15, seafoodchicken and more! oo! the tilapia with roasted vegetables! i'mctually looking at the wd grilled chicken with portobello wine sauce. you so fascinated by the prices, you keep rambling on! i know! -that pork chop was great
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adviser, robert gibbs. >> it takes a long time to dig out of this avalanche of bad decisions that were before the obama presidency, one thing we see is clear, mitt romney's plan is to go back to a failed economic theory of tax cuts for the rich, despite the fact he deny attend tax cuts, and the math. and let's go to war with sesame street but give wall street a big, wet, kiss, that is call what got us into this mess, we spent four years digging out of it. >>> meanwhile, gingrich saying the numbers were good for the president, but the overall picture is still gloomy. >> i think it was a significant help to the president. imagine coming out at 8.2 following the debate, i mean people would have entered the week saying it is close to the end. so it is part of the whole process, the campaign will go down to the end. it will be one of the most interesting campaigns in american history, i think you will see it go back and forth somewhat. on friday, the imf said probably no recovery until 2018. >> more reaction from them on the president's debate in just a moment. but first, here is the gallop
until the 2012 election. mitt romney and paul ryan are scrambling. robert gibbs is here tonight to respond. this is "the ed show." let's get to work. >>> you can use your charitable deduction or home mortgage deduction and can fill a that bucket, if you will. >> mitt romney breaks out the golden bucket to save his budget. tonight, obama campaign's senior adviser on mitt romney's fuzzy math. >>> devastating new poll numbers show mitt romney's secret video is crushing his campaign. >> i'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility. >> richard wolffe on how aggressive the president needs e to be on the 47% tape. >>> mitt romney's billionaire base is starting to lose their cool. >> we need leadership, not criticism. we need encouragement, not discouragement. >> e.j. deon on why billionaires who do so well under obama can't stand the president. >>> and democrats with a victory for voters in pennsylvania, but republican voter fraud is getting swept under the rug here in colorado. tonight the latest on the rnc's voter fraud scandal. >>> good to have you with us. than
to this controversy from the obama campaign advisor robert gibbs at 7:00 a.m. eastern and the presidential candidates not only sparring over libya the tepgss were high and candidates were aggressive. take a look at the other heated exchanges exchangeses. >> that's not what you have done in the last four years. that's the problem. in the last four years you cut permits and licenses. >> not true. >> how much did you cut them by? >> we have produced more oil. >> how much did you cut licenses on federal land and waters? >> here's what we did. there was a bunch of oil companies. >> i had a question how much did you cut them by. >> i know you want to keep detroit bankrupt. you took general motors bankrupt. you took chrysler bankrupt. when you say i wanted to take the auto industry bankrupt you actually did. i think it's important to know that was a process that was necessary to get those companies back on their feet sthoekd start hiring people. that's what i recommended and that's what happened. >> let me give the president a chance. go ahead. >> candy, what governor romney said just isn't true. he wanted
in libya and i'm joined by martin bashir and robert gibbs. we have a premier guest. a premier guest. a man who has a wide range of renaissance thinking going for him and let me ask you this about tonight. what delearn? i mean, it's a tough one for you. what delearn from the first debate, in all seriousness, and what did he learn from the second debate that will help him in preparing for tonight's match snf. >> mitt romney trying to remake his position and record, i think that's what you'll see the president do tonight because the president said he would end this war and he did. and that's not the right course for america. and this president took the fight for and do the little nation building here. i think those are going to be good things to get into with the debate tonight. >> what about the sort of bullying matter of romney and push aside in one case, the first moderator tried in some cases and managed to push the moderator in the second. do you think he will push him around? >> i think he will. there's certainly no evidence that he's going to change the way he behaves and i think bully
joining me former white house press secretary and adviser to the obama campaign robert gibbs. newt gingrich. republican strategist and columnist for "time" magazine mike murphy. democratic strategist hilary rosen. and our own political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd, who just can't wait for new polls to see where we are. is this race in a different place? we'll get to that as the hour rolls on. we have to talk about the debate, we have to look ahead, but also the reminder, speaker gingrich, this is really about the economy. new jobs numbers came out on friday. are they a game changer in terms of how people perceive the economy? this is "the washington post" front page. certainly not something that the romney team wanted to see. the line graph showing 7.8% unemployment when obama takes office in january 2009. here we are in september of 2012. lowest since he took office. does this change anything? >> sure. i think it was a significant help to the president. imagine it came out at 8.2 following that debate. people would have entered this weekend saying that's
. joining me from denver, with an insider's perspective, the president's debate preparations, robert gibbs, senior adviser to the obama campaign and the president's former press secretary. you have been there, done that. you know this president. you know him as a candidate. what is going on behind the scenes today? >> well look, i know they're doing, you know, they're doing some prep, some mock debates, obviously, you know, the president's got a very busy day job that's taking him away from time to do this sort of thing and quite frankly it's been four years, you know, since he's been in this arena. so i know he's anxious and excited to get in front of the american people and talk specifics about the issues, to talk about how we continue to build this economy and strengthen it going forward over the course of the next four years. >> and in terms of the defense that he has to play, the romney team are attacking him for not creating a budget, in three years, of course the argument the counter argument would be the republicans for three out of the four years were in charge and -- at least one
forward for this evening is robert gibbs, senior adviser to the obama campaign. and, of course, the president's former press secretary. we've got a windy, noisy day here. >> how are you? >> it's great. my first bit of advice always travel with your own crowd. it's great. >> i brought them along just for you. but seriously, if you can respond. you're not part of the intelligence circle at this stage but as an adviser you know how it works inside. you've been privy to the highest level of national security. what do you say to senator ayotte and lindsey graham and other senators who say that the president was either not informed or covering up? >> i will say this, that the shamelessness of that interview is really remarkable. the notion that anybody wants to find out what happened more in benghazi than barack obama, we have to figure out what happened and make sure it never happens again. but the lengths to which so many people in the republican party are going to play politics with this issue, i think is startling. ambassador stevens' own father said this shouldn't be a political
still to come on this post debate edition of "the daily rundown." robert gibbs will be here next. >>> plus, we'll talk to the undecided voter who opened last night's debate and q became a trending topic on twitter. he's known as jeremy. first, here's a look at president obama and governor romney's schedule. president obama does ohio today. you, too, can see where he's headed. it's virginia, virginia, virginia. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus precold i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a decongestant. no way. [ male announcer ] sorry. alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms plus has a fast-acting decongestant to relieve your stuffy nose. thanks. [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus. ♪ oh what a relief it is! [ male announcer ] try new alka-seltzer plus severe allergy to treat allergy symptoms plus sinus congestion and pain. we believe the more you know, the bet
at the site of the debate. he's with robert gibbs. hi, lawrence. >> thanks, rachel. robert, how about of debate prep was spent showing the president how you can take any foreign policy question and turn it back to jobs and domestic policy? >> i think you have a good point. energy independence is a domestic issue and a foreign policy issue. sending our kids into harm's way is a foreign policy issue. how we treat them when we come home is a domestic issue. anybody who thinks this is a debate that's just going to deal with esoteric policies or countries around the world has to understand that these are issues that the american people and communities live and breathe every day. >> let's go to the chinese currency issue that mitt romney has made one of those day one items. is the president going to be able to teach a little class on how that works tonight or is that something you just want to get away from and get over somewhere else since people won't understand it? >> people need to understand that this president has fought to get the chinese to do the right thing. they have lifted the v
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, the place for politics. >>> last night on "the ed show" president obama's senior campaign adviser, robert gibbs, describes what he hopes to hear at tonight's presidential debate. take a listen. >> i hope the moderator gives governor romney a chance to do what paul ryan said he didn't have time to do and that is explain how they pay for a $5 trillion tax cut. as you pointed out, ed, it is a time problem that is vexing in this budget. it's a math problem. they can't pay for it. if they can't pay for it to provide the tax cut for the rich then they're going to raise taxes on the middle class. that's what the economic studies have shown. look, i don't know anybody who thinks we' we're another tax cu a millionaire away from a stronger middle class. >> watch ed schultz every night at 8:00 p.m. eastern on "the ed show" on msnbc. >>> a judge in pennsylvania has blocked the state's stricter voter inch d. law. ruling means that voters in pennsylvania will not have to show a state-approved i.d. to cast ballots on election day. the judge said he was concerned that the law could prevent some people fr
on the "rachel maddow show," robert gibbs says the tax cut just doesn't add up. >> there's a $4.8 trillion tax cut that no study that actually looks at the real numbers can come up with a way of paying for it. into that, $2 trillion for pentagon spending and that's how they want to start the deficit reduction conversation. this is all a big ruse for how do we cut taxes for the very upper end and hope that it trickles down for the middle class. it won't work under mitt romney. >> the rachel show airs weeknights at 9:00 eastern. tonight she'll head up our special coverage of the debate beginning at 8:00 eastern right here on msnbc. the place for politics. >>> now here's your "first look" at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. oklahoma senator tom coburn issued his annual report on billions of dollars in wasteful government spending ranging from $300,000 marketing caviar to $90 million in lost taxes because the nfl is considered a nonprofit organization. mitt romney's campaign raised $170 million in donations in september, a little less than president obama's $181 million and romney got mo
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